Agenda for May 19, 2015 Meeting


Tuesday, May 19, 2015 ▪ 7:00 p.m.

Belmont Village Westwood ▪

Town Hall community room (ground floor) 10475 Wilshire Boulevard ▪ Westwood ▪ Los Angeles, CA 90024

1. Call to Order: Steve Sann, Chair

2. Reading of the WCC’s Mission Statement: John Heidt, Westwood United Methodist Church

3. Welcome and Introductions of Board members, guests, and members of the public

4. Certification of Quorum

5. Adoption of Minutes of Previous Meeting

6. Consideration of the Agenda (Note: items below may not be heard in the order listed.)

7. Special Presentation on Special Olympics World Games – Los Angeles 2015: July 25 – August 2, 2015, by Susan Pollack, Senior Vice President – Development; and Dustin Plunkett, Special Olympics Southern California Athlete, Global Messenger, and World Games 2015 Board of Directors member (20 minutes)

8. Reports from Government and Public Agency Liaisons (5 minutes per report)

9. Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer’s Report: Dr. Jerry Brown, Treasurer/CFO

10. Announcements and Concerns from Board Members

A. Upcoming public hearings, meetings, and community events of interest to the Westwood Community (informational only, no action)

11. Reports from Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees/Liaisons (3-5 minutes per report)

A. Report on WRAC Roundtable with Mayor Garcetti (Saturday, April 25, 2015) – John Heidt

B. Report on meeting with Councilmember Koretz on Westside Mobility Plan/Bike Lane – Laura Lake C. Report on reaction to Reseda Boulevard “parking-protected bike lane” in Northridge – Gail Friedman

D. Update on revised design plans for Westwood Gardens Park (1264 Glendon Avenue) – Linda Blank

E. Report on removal of “No Parking/No Stopping/Tow Away” signs” on Ohio Avenue – David Hekmat F. Report on Simms Project and City Planning Commission restaurant/fast food definition – Sandy Brown

G. Report on meeting with City Attorney Mike Feuer on CUB Alcohol Conditions – Sandy Brown

H. Report on two ABC hearings on Target alcohol (off-site) and Tanzy/iPic (on-site) – Steve Sann

12. Old Business A. Committee assignments and preferences – Steve Sann

13. New Business – None

14. General Public Comment (on non-agendized topics of interest to the public, within the subject matter and jurisdiction of the WCC) (10 minutes maximum, 2 minute per speaker)

15. Next Regular WCC Meeting: Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 7 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall community room, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

16. Motion to Adjourn

In accordance with its Bylaws, the Westwood Community Council (WCC) shall provide an opportunity in open meetings for the public to address items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter and jurisdiction of the WCC. Individual testimony within the Public Comment period shall be limited to two (2) minutes per person and up to ten (10) minutes per subject. However, the WCC Chair has the discretion to modify the time allotted on each subject, to each speaker, and the number of speakers per subject. Items may be called in any order at the discretion of the WCC Chair. EVERY PERSON WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD DURING THE MEETING MUST COMPLETE A SPEAKER’S CARD AND SUBMIT IT TO THE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL. The agenda is posted for public review at the Westwood Branch Public Library, 1246 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024, and at online. Belmont Village Westwood provides free covered self-parking in its underground garage, accessed from the driveway at 10475 Wilshire Boulevard, and also is accessible via public transportation by all bus lines serving Wilshire Boulevard. Belmont Village Westwood, including its Town Hall Community Room, is an ADA accessible facility.